Thomas Shelby House
|Location||0.25 mi. E of US 24 and MO 111, near Lexington, Missouri|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|MPS||Antebellum Resources of Johnson, Lafayette, Pettis, and Saline Counties MPS|
|NRHP reference #||97001429|
|Added to NRHP||November 14, 1997|
The Thomas Shelby House, also known as Kerr House, is a historic home located near Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri. It was built about 1855, and is a two-story, Greek Revival style brick I-house. It has a two-story rear ell with two-story porch. The front facade features an entry portico with tapering octagonal posts and scrollwork balustrade. 5:
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It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
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